A recent study headed by Dr. Daniela Katz, Sarcoma Unit Coordinator at the Hadassah University Medical Center’s Sharett Institute of Oncology, suggests that the biological therapy given to patients with kidney cancer is also effective for patients with sarcoma, a bone and soft tissue cancer.
As I thought about three seemingly unconnected events that occurred in the past few weeks and how they represented different aspects of our Hadassah life, the word ‘quality’ came to mind – quality of care, quality assurance and most of all, quality of commitment.
For the first time in Jerusalem, twin fetuses that shared a blood vessel were successfully separated by Hadassah University Medical Center specialists.
“This may represent the biggest hope in the field of degenerative diseases like ALS," Prof. Dimitrios Karussis, head of the Hadassah University Medical Center’s Multiple Sclerosis Center, said about the clinical trial just completed at Hadassah where stem cells were used to treat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Designed and outfitted to meet the challenges of cutting-edge surgery today and the surgical changes of the decades to come, the 20 ultra-modern operating rooms in the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower will all be on one floor, four floors underground, with the safeguards to handle biological or chemical attacks.
A treatment for neuroendocrine cancer that was previously only available abroad is now being provided at the Hadassah University Medical Center.
A visitor to Israel, after suffering a miscarriage in the middle of the night, shared her gratitude for the excellent care she received in Hadassah’s Judy and Sidney Swartz Center for Emergency Medicine. Read her testimonial.
March 19, 2012 will mark moving-in day for the Hadassah University Medical Center’s new 19-story inpatient facility—the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower.
Dozens were injured when a bus transporting Palestinian schoolchildren and a truck collided on wet roads in northern Jerusalem.
The Hadassah Medical Organization has always enjoyed a special relationship with the American Embassy in Tel Aviv and the American Consulate in Jerusalem, based, of course, on our common American connection.